Downloads & Links

Useful Links

GENERAL - California solar programs, rebates, tax credits, and information on installing and interconnecting solar electric and solar thermal systems - Database of State Incentives and Policies for Renewables & Efficiency  - Official public reporting site of the California Solar Initiative (CSI)

CALCULATORS - NRLE PV Watts Calculator - LADWP Solar Incentive Program Calculator - Relationship between geographic location and solar and shadow positions throughout the year - Sun position, phases, sunrise, sunset - Sun position, phases, sunrise, sunset, shadow length - Sunrise, sunset, solar noon and solar position

FINANCING - LA County PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) (Commercial and Residential) - Financing for residential solar and energy efficiency improvements - Financing for solar

PUBLICATIONS - Technical trade publication covering best practices for utility, commercial, and residential system design and deployment - Electric energy insight

TECHNOLOGY - Resources for the photovoltaic educator

ORGANIZATIONS - Smart Energy Power Alliance - Solar Energy Industry Organization